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Seal amulet in the form of a seated female

Period:
Late Uruk–Jemdet Nasr
Date:
ca. 3300–2900 B.C.
Geography:
Southern Mesopotamia
Medium:
Rhodochrosite
Dimensions:
5/8 x 7/8 x 1 1/8 in. (1.5 x 2.3 x 3 cm)
Classification:
Stone-Stamp Seals
Credit Line:
Gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, 1988
Accession Number:
1988.380.1
  • Provenance

    From 1983, on loan to the Museum by Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York (L.1983.125.5); acquired by the Museum in 1988, gift of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky, New York.

  • References

    Pittman, Holly, in collaboration with Joan Aruz. 1987. Ancient Art in Miniature: Near Eastern Seals from the Collection of Martin and Sarah Cherkasky. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 7, p. 50.

    Annual Report of the Trustees of The Metropolitan Museum of Art 119 (July 1, 1988 - June 30, 1989), p. 16.

    Invernizzi, Antonio. 1992. Dal Tigri All'Eufrate I: Sumeri E Accadi. Florence: Casa Editrice Le Lettere, p. 193, figs. 252, 256.

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